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Officer dragged after Thomas County traffic stop goes wrong

Posted at 4:46 PM, Jan 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-23 13:22:24-05

THOMAS COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - A traffic stop gone wrong has been caught on video, thanks to a body camera.

The video shows an officer stopping 24-year old Tyre Turner driving a 2014 Nissan Versa on Thursday.

Officer says during the stop he could smell marijuana coming from the vehicle. Turner gave the officer a paper copy of his license, then grabbed it back and sped off with the officer's arm still in the window.

The car turned out to be stolen from Flowers Nissan in Thomas County.

Officials arrested Turner the next day. He's facing secured warrants for felony fleeing and eluding a police officer.